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Address: 869 W Main St, Silverton, OR 97381-2243
Phone Number: 503 874 6006
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The Gordon House

The Gordon House is a wonderful place to visit while in Silverton, OR. This house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright & although it wasn't built on this site, it looks like it has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Silverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Gordon House is a wonderful place to visit while in Silverton, OR. This house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright & although it wasn't built on this site, it looks like it has always been at this location. The tour guide gave a fact filled tour that was filled with interesting tidbits that you won't find in any book... More 

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always make sure to see Frank Lloyd Wright homes whenever we travel and this one has a very interesting background story and a good tour. Too bad the home was moved from It's original location but thank God it was saved from demolition by ignorant people that did not appreciate his work. Good tour. Recommended for sure

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend taking the one hour tour to really appreciate the design of this unique home. The fact that it was completely taken apart and moved here in 2000 and then put back together is amazing. You'll also learn what an odd-ball Mr. Wright, the architect was!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I do not remember the tour guides name but she gave a very informative tour. What a great piece of Silverton.

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Netarts, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This one hour tour is a wonderful way to understand the characteristics of Frank Lloyd Wright and get an insight into a modest family that was able to own a home designed by Mr. Wright. The mid-century modern styling was ahead of it's time and is really fantastic. There are features I would love to see in my own home... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

It's interesting to see how space and design features are arranged. This home was originally located elsewhere.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Lovely gardens with art along the paths to make your visit even a bit more special. A little something for everyone. Even a children's garden! The town of Silverton is close by for dining and shopping. You can make a day or 2 day visit and not run out of things to do!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love FLW sites. We have been to half a dozen in our travels. This tour was a bit of a letdown, as our guide seemed to lose her train of thought often. The house is most impressive in its reconstruction, and preservation, but as with most of these tours, the guide is everything. Details that other... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We were fascinated by the excellent tour given by docent Kathryn. We learned much about Frank Lloyd Wright and his architectural genius. His use of horizontal lines to envelop and comfort the residents and the precise lining up of every joint to maintain the lines is amazing. His open concept living area that was designed in 1957 is what everyone... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Even is you're not an architecture fan, this house if worth touring. And if you know anything about FLW, it cannot be missed. Great tour guide and a comprehensive discussion of the house's history, ownership and rescue. Fascinating to see the interior.

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